Charlie is back this week to tell us more about his time in the Victorian Police Homicide Squad, as well as to discuss how policing has changed over the last four decades, both during his time in the force and now as a retired detective.
The 1989 murder of RSPCA officer Stuart Fairlie highlighted the dangers posed for workers in the enforcement field who worked solo or “one-up” in rural areas of Australia.
Chris O’Connor is a highly regarded retired detective. He’s worked on some extremely high profile cases in the Victoria Police in the child exploitation unit including the hunt for Mr Cruel Operation Spectrum.
Journalist Cheryl Critchley and Psychologist Helen McGrath have studied some of Australia’s most shocking and seemingly unexplainable crimes, to discover the ways in which the disordered personalities of the perpetrators set them on a deadly path.